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Cultural Property Protection MLitt

Newcastle University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MLitt - Master of Letters

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

The Cultural Property Protection (CPP) MLitt is a flexible research programme offering a bespoke specialist CPP qualification, fully supported by world-class experts in the field.

About this course

You will be suitable for this course if you are:

interested in the protection of cultural property during armed conflict or following natural disasters
a recent graduate considering PhD research in this field
a member of the armed forces seeking a professional CPP qualification
a heritage professional seeking a professional CPP qualification

The Cultural Property Protection MLitt is a bespoke researched based programme with some taught elements. The taught research methods part of the programme provides structured learning. This is ideal if you're unfamiliar with academic research or have been away from academia for a long time.

What you'll learn

You'll develop research and presentation skills in the taught component. You will gain a key grounding in the policies and practice surrounding cultural property protection in armed conflict and disasters from different perspectives, including:

governments
the armed forces
international organisations and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO's)
heritage professionals

Modules will enable you to develop:

advanced knowledge of critiques of cultural heritage destruction and protection as contested arenas
advanced knowledge of contemporary armed conflict in relation to CPP, examining various conflicts and actors
advanced knowledge of national and international legal, ethical, and policy frameworks, and military doctrine
a critical and discriminating understanding of the role of various actors in heritage destruction and protection
a critical and discriminating understanding of the technologies available for cultural property protection.

Your development

The programme is in Media, Culture, Heritage (MCH), within the School of Arts and Cultures. This is a leading academic centre for research and teaching in museum, gallery, and heritage studies with a thriving, high-profile interdisciplinary research community of:

postgraduate research students
experienced academic researchers who are key figures in their fields.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    37th

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 105 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    138 71%

    26th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    9th

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    78th

    21

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